By Our Reporter
The magistrate court in Salima has sentenced a woman aged 66 to jail for four years for having sex with an a young boy aged 17. The judgement was delivered on Wednesday Morning
State Prosecutor, Christina Ning’ang’a told the court that Nelia Gomani committed the offence on August 24, 2021 at Senga Bay when the Young boy went to her house to chat with the woman’s grandchildren. When he found that the grand children were away , Nelia took advantage and enticed the boy into sexual intercourse.
In mitigation after conviction, the woman pleaded for leniency saying she is too aged to serve a jail term. She said she also suffers from high blood pressure.
But Senior Resident Magistrate Joana Kwatiwani, threw out the pleading and ordered Gomani thrown into jail for four years.